The Old Convent
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... to Skibbereen before turning further south through gentle areas of colourful gorse, sometimes yellow and sometimes russet brown, down to Mizen Head, the most south westerly point of Ireland. The views of this rugged coastline are fantastic and we walked all over this well kept promintory where bridges and pathways link the viewpoints. This was just the start of our days of scenic beauty along the various peninsulas. What a great way to finish our 7 months of ...
... tribes and the Church with its 13th century Gothic cathedral and 12th century Romanesque chapel.
The fortress was beautifully set amongst the green fields and the view was amazing, just a little cold.
Had a lovely lunch at a local Cashel village bakery and then back to our farm house.
Dinner at Molly’s, a local village (Kilfinane) restaurant and then home. ...
... Authority, it marks the eastern entrance to Waterford Harbour. The current structure has stood for almost 800 years. The tour never left until 3pm, it was well worth the wait, and fortunately we read up (wiki-ed) what we were to see before we met up with the guide. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hook_Lig hthouse This is why my blogs take me up to 2hrs at night!!! I keep getting distracted! We loved the tour and met some very nice people who'd been to NZ. FET******* SEA. I had ...
... over the castle rampart while they hold your feet! Pass! They have a poison garden with all the deadly herbs! Also mull and some opium poppies. The azaleas grow beautifully here and the colours were amazing. We went into the castle but didn't stay. It has nothing in it except the stairs up to the Blarney Stone. This was also our lunch stop so we walked across the river to the restaurants and where our bus was. The pub was very ...
... the old Irish name for the town of Collinstown, when translated means "the town of the veiled women, or "the town of the old hags". This was an irreverent name which referred to the nuns of the convent on the island.
The two other islands are Castle Island, and Turgesius Island.